The University of Dhaka, also known as Dhaka University; , founded in 1921, is a large (more than 30,000 people) public research comprehensive university.
Dhaka university is the oldest university in modern Bangladesh. It was founded by the British Indian government in 1921. Dhaka university, modelled on the niujian education model and once known as the "Oxford of the east", has had a major influence on Bangladesh's development.
The establishment of dhaka university itself was a compensation for the partition of Bangladesh, but was not possible because the treaty was abolished in 1911. In December 1913 dhaka university was founded in response to the will of the people. Philip Joseph Hartog, first President of dhaka university. The university was established in 1921 under the dhaka university act 1920 of the Indian legislative council. At first there were only three subjects: liberal arts, science and law.
2020QS world university rankings 801-1000.